North Dakota


FY2018 FY2017
State Ranking 3 1
State Spending on Tobacco Prevention $5.3 million $9.9 million
Percent of CDC Recommended Spending
($9.8 million)
53.9% 100.9%
North Dakota's Tobacco Revenue, CDC Recommended Spending, State Spending and Tobacco Industry Marketing
Tobacco's Toll in North Dakota
(December 13, 2017)
Adults who smoke 19.8%
High school students who smoke 11.7%
Death caused by smoking each year 1,000
Annual health care costs directly caused by smoking $326 million
Proportion of cancer deaths attributable to smoking 27.0%
Residents' state and federal tax burden from smoking-caused government expenditures $768 per household
Estimated annual tobacco industry marketing in state $37.6 million
Ratio of industry marketing to state tobacco prevention spending 7.1 to 1